Nigar Johar becomes Pakistan’s first Lieutenant General

Major General Nigar Johar becomes Pakistan’s first Lieutenant General, here on Tuesday.

According to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major General Nigar Johar HI (M) promoted as Lieutenant General.

The officer has been appointed as 1st female Surgeon General of Pakistan Army.

Lieutenant General Nigar Johar hails from Panjpeer, District Swabi KPK, and is currently serving as Commandant Military Hospital Rawalpindi.

She completed her schooling through the Presentation Convent Girls High School, Rawalpindi in 1978.

 She joined the Army Medical College in 1981 graduating in 1985. She is from the 5th MBBS course of Army Medical College and she has served as female company commander of Ayesha company at the same college.

In 2010 she completed the examination for membership of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan.

In 2012 she completed her diploma in Advance Medical Administration through the Armed Forces Post Graduate Medical Institute and in 2015 she has received a Master of Public Health degree from the same institute.